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Citizen brief 
A plain-language citizen brief mobilizes relevant research evidence about a problem, options for addressing it, and/or barriers and facilitators to implement these options. Citizen briefs are prepared to inform a citizen panel and are made publicly available after the citizen panels have taken place.
A panel summary highlights the views and experiences of panel participants about a problem, options to address it, and potential barriers and facilitators to implement these options. A panel summary describes areas of common ground and differences of opinions among participants and (where possible) identifies the values underlying different positions. Panel summaries are made publicly available after the citizen panels have taken place.
Two-page overview of what was learned from a citizen panel.
Dialogue summary 
A summary of what was learned from a stakeholder dialogue that addressed problems, options for addressing these problems, key implementation considerations, and the next steps. Dialogue summaries are made publicly available after the stakeholder dialogues have taken place.
Evidence brief 
An evidence brief starts with a policy issue, for instance strengthening the provision of primary healthcare or the need for wider support across health systems to manage chronic pain. It identifies the available research evidence on these high-priority issues. Elements of each brief include: the problem and its causes, possible policy and program options, and a review of barriers of implementation and strategy.
Issue brief 
An issue brief mobilizes research evidence about a problem, possible options for addressing it, and key implementation considerations. Issue briefs are undertaken on policy issues where an evidence synthesis has already been prepared (so a comprehensive search for research evidence is not needed), or a 'one-stop shop' for systematic reviews doesn't exist (so a comprehensive search for research evidence could not be conducted in a timely way).
An assessment of what is known about problems related to a healthcare topic.
Video interviews with participants in a stakeholder dialogue (on YouTube).
Audio podcasts of interviews with participants in a stakeholder dialogue (on iTunes U).
Video podcasts of interviews with participants in a stakeholder dialogue (on iTunes U).
Public Events 
Rapid evidence profiles (REPs) are prepared in hours or days to address specific questions posed by decision-makers about the COVID-19 pandemic response and other urgent health- and social-system issues, and they draw on both the best available synthesized research evidence and experiences from other countries and from Canadian provinces and territories.
The rapid-response service provides a summary of evidence based on a systematic search for information about problems, options and/or implementation considerations related to a specific health system challenge. The service can be requested in a three-, 10- or 30-day time frame.
RISE briefs 
RISE briefs are prepared to support Ontario Health Teams (and comparable initiatives in other jurisdictions) seeking to use a population-health management approach to improve quadruple-aim metrics for defined populations and to put in place the building blocks of a more integrated local health system.
Students in both the Global Health Advocacy and the Global Health Governance, Law and Politics courses are given the opportunity to have their insights related to numerous global health topics included in a series of publications titled Student Voices. Support for the design, production and printing of the publications is provided by the McMaster Health Forum and the Bachelor of Health Sciences program.
Topic overview 
Two-page overview of what was learned from a stakeholder dialogue topic.
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